Physical Therapist - Per Diem
Holy Cross Hospital

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Posted in Medical and Nursing

Job Info

Employment Type:
Part time
Day Shift


This is a PER DIEM position on day shift with NO benefits.

Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and decrease or prevent deformity of patients suffering from disease or injury.
Must be familiar with government regulations for PT practice in an outpatient setting and demonstrate an understanding of how these rules pertain to managing patient care, specifically for the OP Therapy Cap and Claims-Based Outcomes Reporting (i.e. G codes).
Flexibility in working in several clinical locations (i.e. hospital-based clinical setting and satellite clinics in the community)
Tasks include:
Administer manual exercises, massage and/or traction to help relieve pain, increase the patient's strength, and decrease or prevent deformity and crippling.
Discharge patient from physical therapy when goals or projected outcomes have been attained and provide for appropriate followup care or referrals.
Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit.
Identify and document goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.
Inform the patient when diagnosis reveals findings outside their scope and refer to an appropriate practitioner.
Instruct patient and family in treatment procedures to be continued at home.
Plan, prepare and carry out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients.
Record prognosis, treatment, response, and progress in patient's chart or enter information into computer.
Review physician's referral and patient's medical records to help determine diagnosis and physical therapy treatment required.

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